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Champions League – Young Boys vs Atalanta: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the Champions League match between Young Boys and Atalanta and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.

BSC Young Boys arrive at the Stade de Suisse Wankdorf for their penultimate match in the Champions League group stages. They are up against Atalanta on Tuesday, with both aiming for a ticket to the next round.

BSC Young Boys average 1.6 goals per 90 minutes at present in the Champions League, while also conceding an average of 1.7 goals a game. Playing with such attacking verve at present, they could prove a handful when going up against favorites Atalanta.

The Italian side, though, cannot be underestimated. They’ve scored an average of 1.75 goals in the Champions League this season, but have also conceded 1.75 goals on average.

Stats and analysis

BSC Young Boys go into their fifth Champions League Group F match on 3 points meaning. To see the next round, they need to go all-in chasing a win. A draw is probably not enough to stay in the race for advancement, unless Lady Luck is on their side. A third-place finish is still a possibility, but the hosts want to stay in this tournament.

Atalanta arrive at their fifth Champions League match with 5 points to show for their efforts. It means they need a win to see the next stage, while a draw might not do. At least not for the Champions League, but a third-place could see them chasing other opportunities.

Facts and figures for BSC Young Boys vs Atalanta in Champions League.

  • BSC Young Boys has lost the last 3 matches in a row;
  • BSC Young Boys has won in the last 5 of 6 matches at home;
  • BSC Young Boys conceded the last 9 matches in a row;
  • BSC Young Boys conceded the last 12 matches in a row at home.
  • Atalanta did not win the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
  • Atalanta scored in the last 18 of 20 matches;
  • Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Atalanta’s last 4 of 6 matches;
  • Atalanta scored the last 9 matches in a row when playing away.

Lineup BSC Young Boys vs Atalanta

Current form — BSC Young Boys v. Atalanta

Only a single point prevents BSC Young Boys from getting through their last 3 games empty-handed. They came up short, losing 3-1 and 2-0 against FC St. Gallen and Villarreal respectively. Their latest match brought some consolation with a 1-1 against Grasshopper Club.

Atalanta look well suited to take on any opponent at the moment, as their last 3 matches saw them gaining 7 points. They started off drawing 2-2 with Manchester United, before downing first Cagliari by 1-2, then Spezia in a 5-2 win.

BSC Young Boys v. Atalanta — fixture history

The latest match between these teams was a tight encounter that saw Atalanta take a small 1-0 victory.

BSC Young Boys enter the match against Atalanta with a 0-0-1 record in their previous 1 encounter in the Champions League. This amounts to a 0% winning ratio for BSC Young Boys, with Atalanta victorious in 100% of the last 1 encounter.

Full Time betting

Bookmakers are offering the following odds for this match: BSC Young Boys to win pays out at 4.20, the best price for a draw is 4.35, while an away win for Atalanta returns you odds 2.00.

Primary goal getter

BSC Young Boys will be looking to Fabian Rieder to find the net once again. He is on 2 in their last 6 matches. Atalanta are banking on Duvan Zapata to bring his A-game to the table as he has been on target 5 times in 6 recent matches.